DRS Technologies Inc. Software Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com. .

Company Overview

Leonardo DRS Land Electronics (DLE) has locations in Melbourne, FL and Huntsville, AL. DLE is a leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of highly engineered, technically advanced defense electronics and systems for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DLE specializes in the manufacture and integration of rugged communications components serving military command, control, communications, computer intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) initiatives, and we are a leading provider of ground vehicle diagnostic and test equipment. Products include cyber-hardened laptop and server computers and networking components, integrated voice/data/routing subsystems, integrated Battle Management Systems and software, vetronics, vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and combat vehicle applications, and fixed and mobile command post solutions.

Job LocationHuntsville, AL

*Position Summary *

Duties and Responsibilities

Will develop software to further harden DRS’s trusted computing platforms. Much of the software is infrastructure in nature (vs. applications) to further enhance the secure computing capabilities of the system. These devices are both Windows and Linux-based systems. Will be involved with the design, development, analysis, testing and debugging of computer software applications and/or systems. May include Real-time applications, low level Firmware, use of security enabled Operating Systems, Operator/Machine Interface, or others. Determines hardware compatibility. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Required competencies

o New Graduate with a CE degree

o Awareness of Linux kernel development

o Exposure to Python scripting

o Academic experience with C and C++

o Awareness of DOD life cycle

o Effective communication skills

o Awareness of Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

o Awareness of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) development

o Awareness of cryptography, asymmetric and symmetric encryption and OpenSSL

o Awareness of Internet Protocol security (IPSEC)

o Awareness of Key management in Linux

o Awareness of SE Linux

Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer - M/F/Disability/Vet. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.The Company's policies regarding recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, transfer, training and all other personnel matters are free from discriminatory practices. #LEL